February News and Upcoming Events


Click here to read the February 2015 E-Newsletter Happy Birthday President Lincoln! Girl Scouts join us to ‘Play the Past’ at Historic Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly turns 135 years old! ‘Körner’s Folly Family Revue’ Puppet Show Enter your email address below to receive our monthly newsletter

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January News and Events


Click here to read our January 2015 E-Newsletter Happy New Years from Körner’s Folly Alice in Wonderland at Cupid’s Park Theater Puppeteer training for the “Körner’s Folly Family Revue” Calling All School Groups Enter your email address below to receive our monthly newsletter

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Holiday Calendar : Remaining Tour Days


Only a few days remaining for a Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly! Holiday Hours: November 28, 2014—January 3, 2015* Thursdays –Saturdays: 10am – 5pm Sundays: 1-5pm Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day *Körner’s Folly is CLOSED on Sunday, January 4th Holiday tours last approximately 1 hour. Amateur photography is [...]

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December News and Events


Click here to read our December 2014 E-Newsletter Christmas by Candlelight tours Are you a ‘Friend of the Folly?’ UNC TV Körner’s Folly Christmas Special Winston-Salem Journal Coverage Körner’s Folly “Red Roof” Ornaments Enter your email address below to receive our monthly newsletter.

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November News and Upcoming Events


Click Here to Read Our November 2014 e-Newsletter Are you a ‘Friend of the Folly?’ Körner’s Folly “Red Roof” Ornaments Save the dates for a Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly Remembering Miss Polly Enter your email address below to receive our monthly newsletter.

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Inaugural Interior Restoration: the Rose Room


Historic Körner’s Folly has undergone major exterior restorative work over the last 2 years.  And now, the work is moving inside.  The Rose Room, Jule Körner’s daughter Doré’s bedroom, is the first to undergo serious interior restoration work.  The Körner’s Folly Foundation hopes to bring the room back to its 1905 condition, when Jule renovated [...]

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Oktoberfest Frequently Asked Questions


4th Annual Kernersville Oktoberfest on the lawn at Körner’s Folly 413 South Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284 4-7pm rain or shine must be 21+ to attend SOLD OUT! Q: Who does the event benefit? A: All proceeds benefit the operation and restoration of Historic Körner’s Folly. Q: What is included in the ticket price? A: A lot! [...]

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Summer Events at the Folly


This summer, take advantage of all that Körner’s Folly has to offer! With family friendly activities and upcoming events,the Folly offers a perfect getaway day trip or stay-cation.  Visit our education page to print scavenger hunts, brainteasers, crossword puzzles, and crafts before or after your visit. Körner’s Folly recently won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence award, and [...]

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Roof Restoration Begins: See Historic Preservation in Action!


While construction is taking place, Körner’s Folly will remain open for tours during regular hours (Thursdays – Sundays). Visit us this summer to learn more about our future restoration plans and current roof restoration projects. The Körner’s Folly Foundation has begun the final phase of exterior restoration, which involves replacing Körner’s Folly’s red tin roof [...]

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A Docent’s Reflections on Guided Tours


From the desk of a docent… I’ve loved Körner’s Folly since my first guided tour 14 years ago. I started collecting antiques in 1st grade, and on Saturdays my dad started taking me to historical house museums to learn about antiques and local history. We went to several houses like Chinqua Penn, Mendenhall Plantation, and [...]

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